Agave utahensis var. eborispina

(Hester) Breitung
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 32: 22. 1960.
Common names: Ivory-spined agave
Endemic
Basionyms: Agave eborispina Hester Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 15: 131, fig. 59. 1943
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 26. Treatment on page 451.

Rosettes 1.5–3 dm. Leaves 15–30 × 1.5–3 cm; marginal teeth 6–12(–15) mm; apical spine ivory white, stout, 10–20 cm. Scape 2–4 m.


Phenology: Flowering late winter–spring.
Habitat: Calcareous outcrops with desert scrub
Elevation: 1100–1900 m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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James L. Reveal +  and Wendy C. Hodgson +
(Hester) Breitung +
Agave eborispina +
Ivory-spined agave +
Calif. +  and Nev. +
1100–1900 m +
Calcareous outcrops with desert scrub +
Flowering late winter–spring. +
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
Agave utahensis var. eborispina +
Agave utahensis subsp. utahensis +
variety +